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Anselm and I -- what a lovely combination

by Christoph Email

Inspired by a post on tallskinnykiwi's site, I headed over to the QuizFarm and let myself be analyzed with the question "Which theologian are you?" I wasn't really surprised when Anselm of Canterbury turned up as the closest match. I've always been impressed with his writings, particularly Cur Deus Homo. While -- and here I send greetings to my emerging friends -- I do not necessarily think that justification and atonement are the only important features of the Gospel message, I still think they're the central ones and Anselm, with his satisfaction theory, hit the nail right on the head when he attempted to define the central purpose of the atonement.

Anyway, if you're interested, you can see all of my results below:


You scored as Anselm, Anselm is the outstanding theologian of the medieval period.He sees man's primary problem as having failed to render unto God what we owe him, so God becomes man in Christ and gives God what he is due. You should read 'Cur Deus Homo?'

Anselm

100%

John Calvin

87%

Charles Finney

80%

Martin Luther

67%

Jonathan Edwards

60%

Karl Barth

53%

Friedrich Schleiermacher

47%

Paul Tillich

47%

J├╝rgen Moltmann

40%

Augustine

33%

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